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    Strategic Plans
    Our Community protected from the proceeds of
    illicit activity and the funding of terrorist activities
    Our 2016-2020 Strategic Plan is designed to build on the successes achieved
    and learn from the challenges encountered in the implementation of the earlier plans.
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    Typologies and research
    Joined report on Terrorist Financing in West Africa
    In October 2013, FATF and GIABA produced a report on Terrorist Financing in West Africa.
    This current study updates the 2013 report and extends it to the Central African region. Chapter 2 sets
    out the reasons that have made it important to update the report.
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    Annual Reports
    Monitor and assess member States
    Like the previous Annual Reports, the 2015 Report summarizes the outcomes
    of the implementation of GIABA activities during the year.
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The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA), a specialized Institution of ECOWAS, is organizing a 3-day Regional Sensitization Workshop on AML/CFT for Civil Society Organizations in West Africa from 4 to 6 June 2024, at Fiesta Royale Hotel, Accra, Ghana.   
The workshop is designed to (i) sensitize the civil society of experiences and ....

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GIABA conducts Mutual Evaluations of Member States in accordance with FATF standards and also in compliance with its enabling Statutes.
Typologies and Conventional research also constitutes a critical component of studies conducted by GIABA
which help to determine the techniques, methods, extent, pattern, trends, location and impact of ML and FT on Member States.


GIABA Community protected from the proceeds of illicit activity and the funding of terrorist activities

Technical Assistance

We facilitates the adoption and implementation by member jurisdictions of internationally accepted anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing measures (including the creation of Financial Intelligence Units);
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We protect the national economies and the financial and banking systems of signatory States against the proceeds of crime, and combat the financing of terrorism
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Institutional Development

We shall do everything possible to ensure that Member States recognize, adopt and implement the FATF norms including Recommendations, especially the Forty Recommendations adopted by the FATF members.
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